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Queen of Sheba Beach Hotel

Annex of Santa Maria Coral Park | P.O. BOX 4115, Pongwe, Tanzania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were staying in the hotel next to the Queen of Sheba. We decided to try the food. We arrived and felt uncomfortable from the first second. We ordered drinks, they arrived and were not what we ordered. We didn't complain. We ordered food, they had almost nothing on the menu available. So we ordered what they had. Beef curry.... More 

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Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

After we had a look at the room, fixed the price and paid everything we were told that they lack clear water and that water in the bath rooms are salty. Good to know AFTER we paid and booked everything. After having a look at the lovely beach we got to know the owner of this hotel and we were... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

In February we moved from Paje to Pongwe to have three last wonderful days at an wonderful beach. But it wasn´t. When we arrived nobody came to help with our luggage. It was hot and we had to fill out same document. No welcoming feeling. :-( Than my husband carried 2 big backpacks and another bag alone to the room.... More 

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Crowell, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Overall, we enjoyed our 3 days at the Queen of Sheba. We loved the location. The hotel sits on a sandy outcrop of rock over turquoise blue water and white sandy beach - a picture of paradise. The hotel is small and there were only a few other guests, so we had the beach almost to ourselves. The floor of... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We had some great relaxed days with family and kids. Cozy small place. Good food fresh from sea, nice stuff and owners. Quit silent, Straight at the beach. snorkeling and other acitivities easily organized.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights and had an amazing time. The beach was lovely with white sand and crystal clear water. Tide rises in the evening, but the mornings are great for exploring the beach and heading way out to the reef. Service itself was fantastic as all the staff were extremely helpful and went beyond their duties to make... More 

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Harare Province, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Me and my Fiancé Linda, had a great 5 day stay at this lovley place. The staff was great and the Manager Petra made sure that all our needs were catered for checking on us everyday. Thank you Petra, Fatima, Musa and Helen for the last sweet/romantic dinner you organised for us.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed at the hotel for two weeks. The stay itself was rather pleasant (I do not mind occasional salty water at the showers) and the location was great. However, for us the experience was totally ruined in the end. When leaving the hotel we found out that some of the money we had left at the hotel safety deposit was... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I stayed a few nights at Queen of Sheba, annex of Saint Maria Coral park, in January 2014 and unfortunately would NOT recommend to anyone to stay there for the following reasons: - (Main issue!) Running water is salty! As you can imagine it's very surprising the first time and not nice to clean yourself after a day at the... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

WOOOOOW!!!! Memorable time at Queen of Sheba as during our December hoilday my boyfriend proposed to me. The staff are great, warm and friendly. Petra (the owner/manager) goes round every morning and evening asking guests how they are and if they are comfortable. Location is right on the beach and it's in close proximity to other hotels so you can... More 

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Address: Annex of Santa Maria Coral Park | P.O. BOX 4115, Pongwe, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Pongwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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